The Coal Seam

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 9, 2013                   



Chris R. Hamilton, SVP, West Virginia Coal Association

Ph. 304.342.4153 or email at


Re: Testimony of Chris R. Hamilton, SVP, West Virginia Coal Association and Chairman, West Virginia Business & Industry Council as Presented to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the Congressional Natural Resources Committee Oversight Hearing on October 10, 2013.

EPA v. American Mining Jobs:

The Obama Administration’s Regulatory Assault on the Economy

Good afternoon!  I’m Chris Hamilton, Senior Vice-President of the West Virginia Coal Association and Chairman of the West Virginia Business & Industry Council.  I appreciate the opportunity to participate in your meeting and discuss the actions or inactions of this Administration on West Virginia’s economy.

West Virginia just celebrated its 150th birthday and we’ve been mining for all of those 150 years.  We are without question one of…

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